Farming group eyes collaboration

Farming group eyes collaboration

Faced with managing changes in best practices, business competition and climate change — not to mention the daily challenges of raising crops and animals — growers and ranchers who gathered at the Champlain Valley Farmers Coalition annual meeting in Middlebury on Tuesday stressed that they need to work together.

Kid program fees made flexible

In an effort to make youth programming more accessible to families in the 5-town area, the Bristol Recreation Department will be implementing a new, “pay what you can” payment system for half of its youth camps this summer.